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GEO Science Explained Worldwide

The Wilson Cycle and Petroleum Plays

The Wilson Cycle describes the opening and closing of oceanic basins as a result of plate movements. It provides a scientific framework to follow the creation, development and destruction of sedimentary basins and how these processes impact on petroleum plays.

Geology Worldwide

An Introduction to Geomechanics

Geomechanics is the study of how subsurface rocks deform or fail in response to changes of stress, pressure and temperature and it is becoming increasingly important in oil and gas exploration.

GEO Science Explained Worldwide

Rich Petroleum Source Rocks

An inventory of petroleum source rocks in the World’s major sedimentary basins show that six geological intervals in Earth's history generated over 90% of the World's conventional oil and gas discoveries.